Elo Movers & Shakers: Ilex & Bisquetta boost US ratings

After the Rolex Grand Prix in Wellington, McLain Ward's Ilex & Laura Kraut's Bisquetta are the biggest Elo climbers.

McLain Ward’s Ilex is the biggest Elo climber of the weekend. In just their second 5* Grand Prix together, they produced a stellar double clear to finish in second place behind Christian Kukuk and Checker 47. A super result for this pair so early on their partnership that offered Ilex an 18 point Elo boost. He now has an Elo of 720, just on the cusp of entering the Top 100 Elo-rated horses.

A great weekend on home soil for the US horses and riders. Laura Kraut’s Bisquetta is just 10 years of age and had a super round in the 5* Rolex Grand Prix at WEF and finished in 8th place. This boosted Bisquetta’s Elo by 15 points. On an Elo of 706, she is now one of the Top 10 highest-rated 10-year-olds in the world. 

Another up and coming 10-year-old had a great weekend in Wellington. Petronella Andersson’s Odina van Klapscheut finished 5th in the WEF Challenge Cup which boosted Odina’s Elo by 14 points to 704.

A fruitful weekend for new partnerships in Wellington, where also Peder Fredricson had a good show with a newer horse to his string. He has only been paired with Alcapone des Carmille for 3 months, but they finished 6th in the WEF Challenge Cup and boosted Alcapone’s Elo by 13 points.

Daniel Bluman’s Ladriano Z is the biggest climber of the world’s Top 100 Elo-rated horses. A fourth place finish in the Rolex Grand Prix boosted Ladriano’s Elo by 10 points.

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